Friday, June 10, 2016

The Alehounds to open 2016 Twilight Concert Series

The Alehounds
NEW HAVEN - The Alehounds will open the 2016 Twilight Concert Series at the Pardee-Morris House at 7 p.m. June 29, according to a release.

The free outdoor concert is being presented by the New Haven Museum, which owns and operates the historic site, the release said.. The on-site food-trucks for the evening will be Frank Andrews Wood-Fired Pizza and The Cannoli Truck. (rain date June 30)
"The Alehounds are a guitar, banjo, fiddle band that plays traditional Irish folk and Americana with just a hint of rock and roll," the release noted. "The band consists of Sean Conlon on guitar, harmonica, vocals; Chops MacConnie on mandolin ad vocals; Mike Ryan on percussion; Colleen Filush on fiddle and  vocals, and Charlie Stevens on banjo. With their musical influences ranging from the Dubliners to the Clancy Brothers, and from Bob Dylan to The Pogues, the New Haven group plays many a rollicking standard."
Other Summer Events scheduled at the Pardee-Morris House
·         Connecticut Open House Day – Saturday, June 11, noon – 4 p.m. - Free tours, crafts, and colonial games.
·         2016 Twilight Concert series:
o   July 13 (rain date July 14): Tuxedo Junction
o   July 27 (rain date August 3): Wise Old Moon
o   August 10 (rain date August 11): Goodnight Moonshine
"The Museum thanks Alder Salvatore E. DeCola, the Knights of Columbus, Rodrigo Council #44, and neighbors Frank Pinto and Rosemary Spring for supporting the 2016 summer season."
Concert Details:
The Pardee-Morris House is located at 325 Lighthouse Road, New Haven.  Grounds open at
6 p.m., the concert begins at 7 pm. The Pardee-Morris House will be open to visitors for tours till 8 p.m. The public is invited to bring blankets and chairs and enjoy a picnic on the lawn.  Admission is free; donations are welcomed.
For more on summer events at the Pardee-Morris House, visit the New Haven Museum’s website: and Facebook page: Sign up for e-blasts at, or call the New Haven Museum at 203-562-4183.  For more information on the New Haven Museum visit or or call 203-562-4183.

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